February Pet Calendar At-A-Glance


february pet calendarCelebrate these holidays with your pets. Take some of the more “human-centric” holidays and see if you can spin them into a way to celebrate with your pets. Share your creativity with us on our Facebook page!

Share your holiday story with us. If you’re a blogger, contact us (and please put Pet Calendar in the subject line) if you have a pet holiday story you would like us to link to.  We have added a few quirky holidays (where you see “Story Idea” below)  to give you some ideas.

Monthly Celebrations

Beat the Heat Month

Dog Training Education Month

National Wedding Month (Article idea: Dog weddings? Dogs and cats in your human wedding?)

International Friendship Month (Article idea: Write about the friendship and bond between you and your pet)

National Cat Health Month

Spay/Neuter Awareness Month (Humane Society of the United States)

Pet Dental Health Month

Responsible Pet Owners Month

Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

National Prevent a Litter Month

Unchain a Dog Month

Daily & Weekly Celebrations

Second week in February: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week; National Hero Week (Article idea: write about an animal rescue hero)

February 7: Send A Card To A Friend Dayrabbit

February 13: Get A Different Name Day (Article Idea: Write about the nicknames or terms of endearment you call your pet and why)

February 14: Valentine’s Day

February 14: Pet Theft Awareness Day

February 15-16: Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show. Held at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, this event is televised.

Third week in February: National Justice for Animals Week; National Poison Prevention Week (Article idea: items that are poisonous to your pets, how to prevent poisoning)

February 20: Love Your Pet Day

February 22: Walking the Dog Day

February 23: International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 28: World Spay Day. Annual campaign by the Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States; held the last Tuesday of February

February 26: Tell A Fairy Tale Day (Article idea: write a piece of fiction featuring your pet)

Check out the rest of our Annual Pet Holidays.

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Larry Kay is the award-winning coauthor of Training the Best Dog Ever, which became a #1 best seller in dog training on Amazon Kindle. He is Leader of the Pack at Positively Woof, which helps shelter dogs get adopted by making videos and raises awareness and funds. Larry is an award-winning dog filmmaker and has been a frequent contributor to the American Animal Hospital Association and Dog Fancy magazine.